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Food, Nutrition & Related Services at West Chester University of Pennsylvania

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Food, Nutrition & Related Services at West Chester University of Pennsylvania

Every food, nutrition and related services school has its own distinct culture and strengths. We've pulled together some statistics and other details to help you see how the nutrition program at West Chester University of Pennsylvania stacks up to those at other schools.

WCUPA is located in West Chester, Pennsylvania and has a total student population of 17,719.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Food, Nutrition & Related Services section at the bottom of this page.

  • Master’s Degree in Nutrition

Online Classes Are Available at WCUPA

Online courses are a good option for students who need a more flexible schedule that allows them to pursue an education when and where they want. Whether you're going to school part-time or full-time, you may find distance education the right choice for you.

WCUPA does offer online education options in nutrition for the following degree levels for those interested in distance learning:

  • Master’s Degree

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Nutrition Student Demographics at WCUPA

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the nutrition majors at West Chester University of Pennsylvania.

100% Women
12% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2020-2021 academic year, 26 nutrition majors earned their master's degree from WCUPA. Of these graduates, 0% were men and 100% were women.


Of the students who received a nutrition master's degree from WCUPA, 88% were white. This is above average for this degree on the natiowide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from West Chester University of Pennsylvania with a master's in nutrition.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 23
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

Careers That Nutrition Grads May Go Into

A degree in nutrition can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for PA, the home state for West Chester University of Pennsylvania.

Occupation Jobs in PA Average Salary in PA
Food Preparation and Serving Worker Supervisors 37,440 $38,570
Institution and Cafeteria Cooks 15,960 $29,180
Food Service Managers 6,010 $66,680
Dietitians and Nutritionists 3,310 $56,440
Dietetic Technicians 1,220 $30,080


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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